Jailing is failing. Listen to the interview on ABC's Radio National, 31 October 2020
Australia’s imprisonment rate has more than tripled in recent decades.
It is higher than Western European countries, and Canada.
A new movement called the Justice Reform Initiative, with many eminent Australians attached, is aiming to persuade governments to truly make prison a last resort.
Robert Tickner, Chair, Justice Reform Initiative
Former CEO of the Red Cross
Former Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs